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By Alpheus Thomas Mason,Jr., Donald Grier Stephenson

This vintage selection of rigorously chosen and edited splendid court docket case excerpts and complete historical past essays explores constitutional legislations and the position of the perfect court docket in its improvement and interpretation. Well-grounded in either thought and politics, it endeavors to intensify scholars' figuring out of and curiosity in those serious parts of our governmental system.

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